The Ontario Library Association is a registered charity. To better meet the needs of our members, OLA has established several scholarships, bursaries and funds to assist our members in their educations and professional pursuits.

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  Larry Moore Fund
The Larry Moore Fund, named after the former Executive Director of OLA, funds the Larry Moore Challenge, a tri-annual competition to encourage and foster leadership and innovation in librarianship.
OLA Discovery Fund 
This fund allows libraries to apply for start up money to explore new and innovative ideas in technology,service, building and other ideas that enhance libraries.
Margaret Scott Research Scholarship
Awarded to any school librarian who wishes to do research that would build the data needed to improve and enrich school library programs.
  Festival Fund
The Festival Fund supports the expansion of the Festival of Trees into rural and at-risk communities, helps bring First Nation communities to the Toronto Festival, and may also help Canadian authors get to the Festival.
Dr. Janette Baker Scholarship
Awarded to support enrolment at a recognized library and information program by an individual who has been working for a minimum of three years and who is employed outside of the education profession.
Marjorie Fleming Mentoring Fund
Awarded to establish a mentoring project of enduring significance at OLA.

All donations of $ 20.00 or more OLA will generate a tax receipt.  Charitable Registration No. 10779 8159 RR 0001